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RSIPF prepares officers in Western Province for COVID-19 


Keeping a social distance of one to two meters from each other is a good practice to prevent COVID-19.

NPF help

DEAR EDITOR – The lockdown stage after the state of emergency being declared by the governor-general (GG), which started on Wednesday will be going to be the last resort that the government will take in its effort to prevent this deadly virus spreading into the country. 

Littering

DEAR EDITOR – As a young Solomon Islander, I am so sick and tired of seeing how people the careless attitude of people littering on the street every day. 

Increased prices for market produce 

DEAR EDITOR – I wish to raise a concern regarding the increased prices on market produces by producers and/or vendors at the central market lately. 

COVID-19 reaches the Pacific

COVID-19 is now present in the Pacific islands region. 

Race for an effective treatment for COVID 

DEAR EDITOR – Quoting an article published by Janelle Ward in 'You're Life Choices.' 

Coronavirus saga & NPF Contribution

DEAR EDITOR – All the Government Ministries have been updated on the Government strategy and preparedness for this deadly virus that almost holds the whole world’s attention. 

Women and Girls should be protected

DEAR EDITOR – As a student and a concerned citizen of Solomon Islands, I urge men to have respect for women and girls in society. 

It is very sad to hear and read about women and girls being raped and indecently assaulted by such disrespectful men.

Currently, there are women and girls who are the victims of rape and indecent assaults in the villages, and communities within the provinces. 

Girls between the age of 4 and 20 years old are experiencing this brutal doing of disrespectful men. 

There was a case of a girl of five years old being indecently assaulted by an old man. 

This is a child and they need caring and protection from adult males. 

These girls and women are innocent and have their rights to be respected in whatever circumstances they are in. 

Women and girls are significant people in society in terms of social and economic development.

The government, Non-government organization, civil society group, and communities should work collaboratively to stop this issue of rape and indecent assaults of women and girls in the communities. 

There should be an awareness of the importance and the protection of women and girls and encourage effective reporting of families of the victims to police can minimize or stop these incidents from happening in the future.

Men should now be civilized and not rape and indecently assaulting women and girls in our communities. 

We must respect women and girls in any environment we see them. 

Men, it is our Christian duty to have respect for women and girls in our society.

 

Trevor Tukochi
USP Emalus Campus

 

Closure of roadside markets

DEAR EDITOR – I had the misfortune to travel the West Kola'a road on Monday and Tuesday.

Let’s live for each other at this time

AS we wait for the Government to announce further actions it will take to combat the coronavirus during the state of public emergency, let’s be vigilant and on alert.

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